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Watch: 669 to the rescue

"Anyone who saves one life, has saved a world" - IDF rescue unit 669 works daily to save injured soldiers and civilians.Uzi Baruch, 8/18/2016, 5:19 PM

IDF arrests Hamas official in Ramallah

Overnight, the IDF arrested Hussein Muhammed Abu Kawik, a Hamas leader and member of the Palestinian election commision.Rachel Kaplan, 8/17/2016, 11:39 AM

Upbeat IDF rabbinical course concludes in Old City

Amid the ongoing tension between the IDF religious division and top brass, IDF rabbis welcomed new trainees to their ranks in the Old City.Hillel Fendel, 8/17/2016, 9:55 AM

Two IDF soldiers critically injured

After their APC collided with a bulldozer, two soldiers remain in critical condition, one unconscious and on a respirator.Kobi Finkler, 8/17/2016, 9:45 AM

Golan Heights accident victims were soldiers

Seven people who were injured in Tuesday’s accident near Har Dov were soldiers.Kobi Finkler, 8/17/2016, 12:03 AM

Riots in refugee camp over IDF operation

Large-scale counter-terrorism operation elicits rioting in Arab town near Hevron.Uzi Baruch, 8/16/2016, 12:47 PM

'They're just trying to divide the Army'

The IDF came out against a new group that helps soldiers suffering from religious discrimination in the Army.Ido ben Porat, 8/16/2016, 12:03 PM

Shabak catches cop-stabbing terrorist

Thanks to the joint efforts of Shabak, the IDF, and the Judea-Samaria District Police, a terrorist who stabbed a cop will see justice.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 12:45 PM

IDF demolishes home of Hallel-Yaffa's murderer

IDF troops demolish the home of terrorist Mohammad Tarayra who murdered 13-year-old as she slept.Elad Benari, 8/15/2016, 6:49 AM

Dissonance in Chabad over IDF draft agreement

In wake of a new draft agreement with the IDF, Chabad leaders on both sides of the argument claim the Rebbe is on their side.Rachel Kaplan, 8/11/2016, 10:34 PM

Exercise trains medics to act under fire

A unique military exercise used a paintball course in the Binyamin region to train medics to give aid under fire.Yedidya ben Or, 8/11/2016, 6:36 PM

233 American immigrants to land on Wednesday

The latest aliyah flight from North America will carry 233 immigrants, including 75 IDF soldiers, and NBN's 50,000th immigrantArutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 5:45 PM

Watch: IDF trains in "Steel Formation"

The IDF ran the "Steel Formation" divisional training exercise this week in the Galilee. Brig. General Amir Abulafia commanded the exercise.Kobi Finkler, 8/11/2016, 3:33 PM

Chabad leaders broker deal with IDF over draft

15% of Chabad students to be exempt from army service; 85% will draft by age 26 after returning from the Chabad headquarters in Brooklyn.Rachel Kaplan, 8/10/2016, 3:09 PM

Terrorist who planned a shooting attack arrested

Security forces apprehend terrorist who was involved in plan for shooting attack on IDF checkpoint.Uzi Baruch, 8/10/2016, 11:02 AM

New limitations for IDF Torah dedications

Arutz Sheva acquired new directives sent to IDF bases for conduct of visits by donors. Torah dedication ceremonies limited to 8 guests.Ido Ben Porat, 8/9/2016, 1:44 PM

Combat soldiers to receive college scholarships?

Israeli combat soldiers will receive full scholarships from the military to pursue a university degree or professional certification.JTA, 8/9/2016, 6:02 AM

'Satan has invaded the haredi community'

Rabbi leading fight against haredi draft says new data showing more haredim joining the IDF is harbinger of haredi community's destruction.Benny Toker, 8/6/2016, 8:53 PM

IDF commanders avoid female officials

Following recent scandals, fears over sexual harassment accusations lead ranking IDF officials to request male staff members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2016, 11:52 AM

'Military judges are not jurists'

Sex-abuse expert Attorney Noga Weisel has low hopes for Elor Azariya's trial. 'Most military judges passed a course - and that's it.'Benny Toker, 8/4/2016, 10:25 PM

'Army chief understands the value of Torah'

MK Moti Yogev expressed support for IDF Chief Gadi Eisenkot's sanctioning of celebratory Torah dedication ceremonies in the IDF.Ido ben Porat, 8/4/2016, 8:48 PM

Expert: Abolish mixed-gender combat units

Res.General Raz Sagi says gender equality in mixed units is a dangerous illusion, with lowered fitness standards damaging combat capability.Benny Toker, 8/4/2016, 9:30 AM

Tyranny of the minority

The IDF is undergoing a process of value erosion, ​​expressed both in harm to Jewish values, and weakness against the enemy and its cause is the extreme secular culture, whose positions have greatly influenced the IDF top brass. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/3/2016, 11:19 PM

'The IDF certainly has barred Torah dedications'

After Deputy Defense Minister asserts that IDF doesn't seek to cancel Torah dedication ceremonies, MK Yogev urges him not to be delusional.Ido ben Porat, 8/3/2016, 12:42 PM

A gun license - as soon as they're released

A new amendment will allow people of any age to get a gun license - provided that they finished military service first.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 4:29 PM

Security forces carry out mass operations

Police and IDF forces carried out multiple operations in Judea and Samaria last night, arresting one in connection to the Mark murder.Rachel Kaplan, 8/2/2016, 8:53 AM

Introducing: Armored Personel Carrier on wheels

The Ministry of Defense has completed the prototype of the first APC on wheels to appear on the stage of IDF history.Tal Polon, 8/1/2016, 2:24 PM

Soldiers get contraceptives as induction present

Newly-drafted soldiers find that contraceptives have been added to the list of hygiene products in their induction care package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2016, 11:14 PM

Elor Azariya's father admitted to hospital

Elor Azariya's father, Charlie, was admitted to the hospital amid fears he suffered a minor stroke.Reut Hadar and Tal Polon, 7/31/2016, 9:36 PM

IDF Chief visits US for strategic meetings

Lieutenant General Gadi Eizenkot landed Saturday night in the US on an 'official work visit'.JTA, 7/31/2016, 4:08 PM

Attempted stabbing attack in Samaria

Terrorist shot dead while trying to stab soldiers at the entrance to Shechem Sunday afternoon.Uzi Baruch, 7/31/2016, 3:25 PM

Watch: Israelis, Americans embark on 'Ventures'

Arutz Sheva gets an inside look at "Ventures," where elite technology ex-soldiers meet US business students to bring their ideas to life.Yoni Kempinski, 7/31/2016, 2:55 PM

investigation into lecturer that defamed 'Esther'

After a lecturer brought by the IDF's Educational Division gave a lecture defaming the Book of Esther, the IDF announces an investigation.Tal Polon, 7/28/2016, 10:18 PM

IDF Educator defames the Book of Esther

A lecturer in the IDF's education division gives a anti-religious diatribe against the Book of Esther.Tal Polon and Ido ben Porat, 7/28/2016, 9:57 PM

Watch: Exercise of IDF Navy and US Marines

IDF and U.S. special forces conducted a joint exercise in the Negev: "Kaya Green" which simulated a coastal raid in enemy territory.Arutz Sheva, 7/28/2016, 4:38 PM

'Not all those responsible have been punished'

Family of Rabbi Michael Mark react to arrest of terrorists who murdered him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2016, 10:32 AM

IDF captures terrorists who murdered Rabbi Mark

IDF operation in the village of Surif apprehends terrorists who murdered Rabbi Michael Mark in front of his children.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 6:43 AM

'The system has lost its way'

Former Shas leader Eli Yishai gave a show of support to Elor Azaryia at a hearing on Tuesday. 'I fear the message this gives to soldiers'.Eliran Aharon, 7/26/2016, 8:11 PM

Indictment filed against imposter IDF officer

Man indicted after posing as Senior IDF Officer 'Rotem Karni', developing relationships with several women - then stealing their money.Reut Hadar, 7/26/2016, 4:48 PM

Syrian mortar shell strikes Golan Heights

Mortar shell believed to be spillover from Syrian civil war, but IDF says it holds Assad regime responsible for any such incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2016, 8:41 PM

IDF bans donations to soldiers

A new plan, called "Yachad," will allow the IDF provide for every soldier - while preventing them for providing for themselves.Hezki Baruch and Rachel Kaplan, 7/25/2016, 4:25 PM

Report: 87% of yeshiva-track soldiers go combat

New details from this month's draft: 87% of soldiers who chose to combine army service with Torah study opted to join combat units.Reut Hadar, 7/25/2016, 3:48 PM

The prosecution doesn't want the truth to come out

Azariya's lawyers attack the military prosecution for the "unfair" manner of its interrogation.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2016, 2:48 PM

'The Company Commander is lying'

The cross-examination of Hevron soldier that shot a wounded terrorist is currently underway.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2016, 10:13 AM

More women enlisting for combat positions

Survey shows 40% increase in preference for combat positions among female draftees July 2016.Uzi Baruch, 7/24/2016, 9:20 PM

IDF seizes weapons in Arab town

An IDF operation successfully locates terrorist weaponry in Judea and Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 7/21/2016, 9:31 PM

Vehicle used in terror attack confiscated

IDF forces find vehicle used to ram into soldiers in terror attack in early May in which 3 were wounded, one seriously.Uzi Baruch, 7/21/2016, 11:50 AM

IDF position in Metula comes under fire

Soldiers shoot back without hitting anyone. Authorities suspect initial bullet was stray shot.Kobi Finkler, 7/20/2016, 10:09 AM

'The driver took out a grenade - I shouted, stop!'

Soldier injured in grenade blast that killed two comrades communicates with parents while on life support; investigation still ongoing.Tal Polon, 7/18/2016, 4:51 PM

IDF warns soldiers against new Pokemon game

IDF tells soldiers that Pokemon Go is not to be used on military bases due to security concerns.Elad Benari, 7/15/2016, 5:15 AM

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff: I regret nothing

Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Dan Halutz: If I had the chance, I would engage the Second Lebanon War again.Rachel Kaplan, 7/14/2016, 11:21 PM

They traded supper for kitbags and uniforms

Leaving their homes and families, members of the Regev Battalion reservists trained for a week in honor of their country.Ido Ben Porat, 7/14/2016, 6:36 PM

Two immigrants' struggle to join the IDF

Felipe Rodriguez and Navon Kaplan, two olim hadashim, refuse to give up on their dream of serving in the IDF.Yoni Kempinski, 7/14/2016, 6:15 PM

Beard crisis: 'Religious soldiers in a dilemma'

Rabbi Avi Shayish, divisional IDF chaplain, explains how army's unresolved beard crisis is causing problems for religious soldiers.Benny Tucker, 7/14/2016, 4:44 PM

Released from IDF for 'very bad behavior'

After 170 days in military prison, Ta'ir Kaminar is released from IDF service - but not as a 'conscientious objector'.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 7/14/2016, 2:16 PM

Rabbi Druckman: It's pure libel

Rabbi Haim Druckman applauds the strengthening religious establishment, in light of the media storm surrounding IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal KarimRachel Kaplan, 7/13/2016, 2:10 PM

'One of you will be the 1st female Chief of Staff'

Prime Minister at event honoring female soldiers of the IDF: 'our female fighters have influence far beyond the borders of Israel'.Chezki Baruch, 7/12/2016, 10:21 PM